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Beethoven, Barenboim
and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra









in two performances
at the
Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium
1 Avenue of the Arts
Providence, RI
8:00pm performances

January 26, 2013

Symphonies nos. 2 and 3 (“Eroica”)


January 28, 2013

Beethoven: Symphonies nos. 1, 8 and 5

Tickets on sale at the VMA box office!

Free tickets available to
Brown faculty, students and staff!

Brown faculty, students and staff will have the opportunity to receive up to two tickets per performance at no charge. These tickets are for the 1st and 2nd balconies only at the VMA; seats will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

Reservations for these tickets may be made on-line only. Members of the Brown community will need their usernames and passwords to make reservations. You must be signed in to your Brown University email account in order to view the reservation page. If you have problems accessing this page, email.

Tickets will be available for pick-up between January 21-24, 2013 only at one of three locations on campus. Any ticket not picked up during that time will be made available to the waiting list.

For a copy of the VMA seating chart. Please note, there is no handicap seating in the balconies. Handicap seating is very limited but available elsewhere in the house, please email for further information.

Free tickets for both concerts
are now sold out and wait-listed.

Shuttle buses between Brown and VMA.

In addition to the two concerts,
we have two other events open to the public:
the one-woman off-Broadway show


a campus conversation with Daniel Barenboim, Mariam Said, Izzeldin Abuelaish, MD,
and Miko Peled

"Dissonance and Harmony: A Conversation"

one other campus conversation open to
the Brown community only

"Dissonance and Harmony:
The Arab-Israeli Conflict Through Music and Academic Discourse"

After four straight sold-out performances at Royal Albert Hall this past summer, Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (WEDO) continue the Beethoven symphony cycle here in the US with performances in Boston's Symphony Hall, New York's Carnegie Hall, and Providence's Veterans' Memorial Auditorium.

WEDO was founded in 1999 by maestro Barenboim and the late scholar Edward Said to enable intercultural dialogue and to promote the experience of collaborating as a matter of common interest. WEDO comprises 100 musicians from Israel, Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, Jordan and Spain.